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Old Dominion’s Crazy NIT Buzzer-Beater Adds To Murray State’s Misery (Video)

One of March’s maddest moments came from the NIT of all places. Old Dominion is moving on to the NIT semifinals after a thrilling 72-69 win over Murray State. The game was exciting from beginning to end, but it’s the finish that has to be seen to believe. With just seconds to play and having to inbound from underneath its own basket, Old Dominion looked like it was going to have...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Old Dominion beat Murray State last night on Trey Freeman's buzzer beating banked three

Old Dominion's Trey Freeman banked in a three-pointer to beat Murray State last night in the 2015 Postseason NIT Tournament. Bam.Old Dominion moves on to NY with the 72-69 win.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

NIT: Buzzer-beater sends Old Dominion to New York

NORFOLK, Va. -- Two days after he couldn't even jog without limping because of an injured ankle, Old Dominion's Trey Freeman hit the runner of his life. The junior guard banked in a running 3-pointer at the buzzer Wednesday night to lift the Monarchs to a 72-69 victory over Murray State in the NIT quarterfinals. The win puts the Monarchs (27-7) into the semifinals at Madison Square...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buzzer-beater puts ODU in NIT semifinals

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Trey Freeman banked in a running 3-pointer at the buzzer Wednesday night to lift Old Dominion to a 72-69 victory over Murray State in the NIT quarterfinals. The win puts the Monarchs (27-7) into the semifinals at Madison Square Garden for the first time since 2006. Jeffery Moss hit a 3-pointer for the Racers with 3.5 seconds left to tie it 69. Freeman took the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Korean Submariner Park Jong-hoon In Slow-Mo

First we had Murray State pitcher John Lollar with the craziest leg kick the Internet has ever seen, now along comes Korean league pitcher Park Jong-hoon with one of the craziest submarine pitches in the history of submarining.   [GIF] SK’s submariner Park Jong-hoon pic.twitter.com/nKtDp3t15B — Dan (@MyKBO) March 17, 2015 Jong-hoon pitched in the 2011 Baseball World Cup for...
Via Busted Coverage
9 days ago  |  Discuss

CSU, Temple, Murray State feeling snubbed

Colorado State, Temple and Murray State were among the school feeling left out after the NCAA tournament bracket was revealed.
Via Philly Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State should be blowing bubbles

The next 48 hours will be filled with “bubble talk” by NCAA college football fans and would be bracketologists. “Last four in” “first four out” will be popular terms as the merits of the final teams are debated by the…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The SEC's Bubble has Popped: Let Murray State Take its Place

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Let’s get weird, NCAA selection committee. In one day, the SEC lost probably one and perhaps two teams in...
Via Athlon Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Parrish: How can Murray State be left out?

Parrish: How can Murray State be left out?
Via Philly Sports Live
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Seymour tweets case for Murray State’s inclusion in NCAA Tournament

Taylor Barnette hit an improbable three-pointer with three seconds remaining in Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game to give Belmont the victory and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The team on the losing end, Murray State, is forced to wait until Selection Sunday to see if they will be part of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Try This Murray State Solution: Settle It On the Court

I love March Madness. There’s nothing like watching teams from small conferences battle it out for the opportunity to earn a spot on the big stage. However, I’m not suggesting that the process is perfect. Every year, it seems there’s a No. 1 seed that gets upset in the conference tournament and misses out on a chance to play in the Big Dance. It could happen again this spring...
Via The Student Section
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Solving the Conference Tournament Conundrum

Belmont and Murray State staged the best game of the entire season Saturday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament final. Unfortunately, the wrong team won. Murray State had a perfect record of 16-0 in conference play this season. Yet, CBS will probably be showing America a room full of dejected Racers next Sunday when the NCAA tournament field is announced. Them’s the...
Via The Student Section
18 days ago  |  Discuss

An Ohio Valley Upset Creates a Not-So-Great Debate For Murray State

The first automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament was handed out on Saturday night in Nashville, Tennessee. The way in which the Belmont Bruins earned their way into the field of 68 could not have been more dramatic. Belmont and its opponent, the Murray State Racers, basically traded basketball haymakers for 40 minutes. The two teams either tossed in one outrageously long three...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lollar of Murray State has highest leg kick in the history of leg kicks (VIDEO)

@JDrumUK Murray State pitcher John Lollar has the highest leg kick in the history of baseball on any planet.  It’s science.  He doesn’t have any tendons or ligaments and his body is composed of 40% elastic.  Fine, that’s a lie.  40% elastic? You bought that? Seriously, watch this leg kick and then try to replicate it.  Warning: have plenty of ice and an orthopedic surgeon...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Murray State P John Lollar's windup includes scratching his ear...with his foot

Murray State pitcher John Lollar's windup includes scratching his ear...with his foot. Murray State's Game 1 starter, John Lollar, made for some interesting photo opps today @UKBaseball pic.twitter.com/Xp3kC4UPsr— Jeff Drummond (@JDrumUK) March 4, 2015Why yes, there is video. [Bleacher Report]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State Pitcher Has One Of Most Insane Leg Kicks Ever Seen (Photo)

John Lollar is more flexible than you. Lollar is a pitcher for the Murray State baseball team, and he’s ascended to relative baseball Internet fame thanks to what he’s able to do with his left leg, specifically during his windup. Jeff Drummond was able to capture Lollar’s crazy windup on film, and it should put yoga instructors (not to mention Orlando Hernandez) to shame. Lollar’s...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville vs. Murray State: Three Predictions

Photo: Pete Cautilli I’m feeling pretty good about my prediction record having gone 3 for 3 in week 1 against Miami – Gardner won the battle of the newcomer QBs which was more or less the difference in the game, our front seven dominated the Miami offensive line, and our special teams came up with a huge touchdown immediately after Miami took their only lead of the game, giving...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino Says Murray State Game Will Test His Team’s Maturity

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect I have no problem admitting that I’m totally not a fan of playing FCS opponents each season. That said, I understand the reasoning behind it. Every FBS program needs at least one gimme win and the FCS schools get paid a boatload of money to get their brains beat in. Seeing your team blowout at inferior opponent can be entertaining, especially...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray St. beats Tennessee-Martin 91-77

Cameron Payne knocked down six 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead Murray State in a 91-77 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Tennessee-Martin on Sunday afternoon. Payne was 6 of 10 from long range and finished with five assists. Jarvis Williams and Jeffery Moss both added 20 points, with Williams finishing with 15 boards and Moss going 14 of 14 from the line for the Racers...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State Brandon Wicks NFL Draft Breakdown

Brandon Wicks (Murray, Ky.) earned second-team honors after leading the team in tackles for the third time in his career. Wicks led the OVC with 60 solo tackles and was tied for third with 98 total stops. He also added two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He registered four double-digit tackle games, including 10 solo stops in the victory over Jacksonvill...
Via College2Pro.com
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Illinois coach: Players 'bunch of mama's boys'

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson lambasted his players after a loss at Murray State, calling them ''uncoachable,'' a ''bunch of mama's boys'' and comparing disciplining his young team to housebreaking a puppy. Hinson was not made available for comment Wednesday morning. He's holding a regularly scheduled news conference in the afternoon. He told ESPN.com that his only regret...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Southern Illinois HC Barry Hinson Had An Incredible Postgame Rant Last Night

Last night, Southern Illinois lost to Murray State 73-65, dropping the Salukis’ record to 2-8 on the season. Naturally, head coach Barry Hinson is not pleased with the current performance of his team, and he has finally had enough — last night he absolutely blew up in postgame press conference. His references are just pure comedy gold — he explodes about how awful his team...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

SIU Head Coach Bobby Hinson Postgame Tirade

Southern Illinois head basketball coach, Bobby Hinson, absolutely lost his mind last night after the Salukies dropped a tough one to the Murray State Racers 73-65. He went on to compare his players to little puppies and mama’s boys, even stating his wife could do better. This loss drops SIU to 2-8 on the year and Mr. Hinson apparently had seen enough after they shot 38% from the...
Via Sports Mockery
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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